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Albino Bambi – Talisman for a novice sub-optimizer

I turned fifty seven on June 4th and my birthday wish was this: to work less and play more. I promised myself I’d continue my transformation from human doing to human being by reducing my To Do list and taking more time for the things I enjoy. In short, I vowed to become a sub-optimizer. […]

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Bushwhacking

Boy, did I had the adrenalin rushing this morning when I happened onto a nest of ground wasps! Peg and I had gone riding on her two horses, Simon and Haley and were on either side of a pine tree, clearing a trail. Our goal was to meet in the middle to make an alternative […]

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MACK ATTACK or If I don’t sit down, I’m going to fall down

I rode Mackey, a six-year-old Appaloosa a few days ago and did pretty well considering how green he is. He is usually is very tense when I ride him away from the other horses by himself, but Chris came along on Mr. T and that helped a lot. Nevertheless, I was on pins and needles […]

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BADGES

“If you walk into a room full of other kids,” I asked my young friend, Katelyn, “How do you decide which ones to go hang out with? “I’d look for the nice kids,” she replied. But how would you know, I mused. It’s not like people wear badges that say, I’m nice, or I’m cool, […]

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NO LAUGHING MATTER

“No laughing, coughing, sneezing or breathing until the pain subsides” was the recommendation my IP (Imaginary Physician) gave me after hearing the details of my symptoms. Without X-rays it would be impossible to tell if I had bruised, cracked or broken a rib, but the bottom line was there was nothing Medical Science could do […]